Homefront: The Revolution Preview Is Better Than Its Trailer (September 2019)
Homefront: The Revolution has had a remarkably painful development cycle. From the studio's employees reportedly not being paid for months on end by its then owners Crytek, to being bought by German publisher Deep Silver (responsible for Saints Row and the Metro series), the game has seen its fair share of troubles. The fact that's in a playable state at Gamescom 2015 with a release window set for next year is admirable in itself. We managed to spend some quality time with this open-world first person shooter set in an alternate history where Philadelphia under occupation by the Korean People's Army (KPA). Considering how poor the game's trailer was at Microsoft's Gamescom event we had very low expectations for Homefront: The Revolution. The trailer showed off a structure of conquering locations and progression similar to open-world games like Far Cry and Assassin's Creed wherein you'd capture key areas on a map to progress through the storyline. It ..